USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters winged sprint cars invade Tennessee National Raceway for “Spring Speed Xplosion 2015” on Saturday, June 13th )
Middle Tennessee race fans are in store for a full night of racing action that brings the fastest and most powerful race cars to ever attack the speedway’s racing surface during the season. The event is the one and only scheduled appearance during the 2015 season for the USCS sprint cars at Tennessee National Raceway,
June 06, 2015 – The always popular United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters winged outlaw sprints cars headline a high-speed evening of thrills and excitement during the inaugural USCS “Spring Speed Xplosion” when the series invades the 1/4 mile high-banked red clay oval at Tennessee National Raceway (formerly Hohenwald Motorsports) in Hohenwald, Tennessee on Saturday, June 13th.
The event serves as the USCS Mid South regional series third 2015 race. The event will award both USCS Mid South regional series and USCS National Championship points. Drivers from at least five states are expected for the series 8th National points awarding event during their 19th Championship season.
When the 700 horsepower, 1300 pound United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour winged sprint cars, hit the track, they are expected to step the racing tempo up with speeds over 100 miles per hour around the high-banked 1/4 mile clay oval. The USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour winged sprint car drivers will contest a complete program of winged sprint car racing including, test and tune hot laps followed by the Hoosier Tire Speed Dash for the top six cars from the previous event. Next up will be..qualifying heat races and main events. The evenings sprint car finale is a 30-lap main event paying $2000 to the winner.
Expected entries include the 2014 and 11-time National Champion, Terry Gray from Bartlett, Tennessee. The 2014 USCS National Championship runner-up, Morgan Turpen from Cordova, Tennessee/ Turpen is Gray’s team-mate and the top ranked female race car driver in the Nation is also entered.
Also expected to enter is the 2013 USCS National Champion, Derek Hagar from Marion, Arkansas who was the March 15, 2014 USCS sprint car feature winner at Tennessee National Raceway. Hagar has won 18 USCS main events over the past two seasons and is a threat to win on any given night.
The 2012 USCS National sprint car Champion, and 2010 USCS Tennessee National Raceway feature winner, Tim Crawley from Benton, Arkansas is also an expected enterant. Eddie Gallagher from Olive Branch, Mississippi is another past USCS National Champion and multi-time USCS winner at the speedway that is an entry for this season’s event, All three of these drivers were ranked among the top 32 drivers in the Nation in the 2014 National Sprint Car Hall of Fame 360 “Driver of the Year” rankings.
Other expected entries include two-time USCS Tennessee National Raceway sprint car feature winner, Anthony Nicholson from Bartlett, Tennessee who was a six-time 2014 USCS series winner and the series 2008 Rookie of the Year. The series leading 2015 wins leader Eric Riggins, Jr. from Charlotte, North Carolina, who has three feature wins during the seven contested events is also entered.
The 2015 USCS Rookie of the Year points leader, 16 year-old Nick Snyder from Marco Island, Florida, who has one feature win thus far in his first full season of competition with the series is entered at Tennessee National Raceway for the June 13th event. The 2014 USCS Rookie of the Year, Brandon McLain from Indian Trail, North Carolina is also entered as are 2012 Rookie of the Year Jeff Willingham from Ripley, Mississippi and another Bartlett, Tennessee driver, Curt Terrell who was the 2013 USCS Rookie of the Year.
The USCS winged sprint cars are joined on a busy racing card by six popular Tennessee National Raceway divisions. The track’s Mini Stock division that will be contesting one of their Summer Shootout Series event and battling for a double normal purse with $700 to win and $60 to the last place finisher in their main event.
The Tennessee National Raceway Limited Late Models will also be on the racing card. The Limited Late Model division include cars from a wide range of rules including area Limited Late Models, 2-Barrel Late Models and GM Performance crate engine type Late Model race cars. The speedway’s popular E-MOD, Modified Street, Street Stock and Dwarf Car divisions will also be competing on Saturday night.
Grandstand Adult admission for the Saturday, June 13rh event is $20 for adults. Children 6 to 11 yearsare $5 and Children 5 years and under in the spectator grandstands are FREE.
A discount coupon is available on the Tennessee National Raceway Facebook page and on the USCS (United Speed Contest Sanction) Facebook page as well. Coupons already printed for the rained out and postponed April 18th and April 25th events will be accepted at the gate as well.
Pit area admission is $30 for Adults and Children 6-12 years old pricing is $10. Children 5 and Under are FREE in the pit area.
For directions to and more information about Tennessee National Raceway in Hohenwald, Tennessee please visit www.racetn.com or call the track office at 931-796-1890.
For additional information about the United Sprint Car series including rules and complete updated racing schedules, please visit www.uscsracing.com or call the series office at 770-460-7223 or at 770-865-6097.